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Tips for a Successful Small Business Saturday (11/13/2023)

Black Friday might not have the impact it once did as chain stores and online retailers launch their holiday sales earlier in the season, but Small Business Saturday is gaining momentum.

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Business Climate

Round Rock Small Business to Congress: Pass the Main Street Certainty Act (11/02/2023)

Inflation is just one of many challenges small business owners are facing as a result of the pandemic. Many employers took on lines of credit to keep their employees on payroll. The 20% Small Business Deduction is scheduled to expire in 2025, imposing a massive tax hike on our local job creators when they can least afford it.

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Wages and Benefits

NFIB Jobs Report: Tight Labor Market Continues to Hinder Main Street (11/02/2023)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 2, 2023) – In October, 43% (seasonally adjusted) of all owners reported job openings they could not fill in the current period, according to NFIB’s monthly jobs report. The percent of small business owners reporting labor quality as their top small business operating problem remains elevated at 23%.

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